World Autism Acceptance Week

World Autism Acceptance Week is held during the week coinciding with Autism Acceptance Day. This year, it takes place from to . Autism, aka Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), affects mental, behavioral, and social development.

The degree to which autism impacts an individual is unique to them since each person’s circumstances are unique. Symptoms appear as early as the first 12 months of life and can last throughout life.

Many people with autism can have their symptoms and quality of life improved over time due to strong support networks and coping mechanisms and routines that work for them.

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